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Veronica Santos - Get in touch: Tactile perception for human-robot systems

Compared to vision, the complementary sense of touch has yet to be broadly integrated into robotic systems that physically interact with the world. An artificial sense of touch is especially useful…

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Alfred Rizzi - Developing Robots that are Smart in both Body and Mind

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Mazen Farhood - Robust Control Tools for Validating UAS Flight Controllers

This talk presents a framework based on robust control theory to aid in the certification process of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight controllers. Uncertainties are characterized and quantified…

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Akanksha Menon - Thermally Responsive Materials for Clean Water and Energy

The global demand for energy and water is projected to increase by 40% and 55%, respectively, by 2050. Meeting these targets in an efficient, affordable, and sustainable manner necessitates…

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Chengzhi Shi - Ultrasound for Brain Imaging and Therapy

The development of acoustic metamaterials and the resulted manipulation of ultrasound wave propagation have led to many important technologies that can potentially be applied in medical diagnostics…

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Zachary Manchester - Composable Optimization for Robotic Motion Planning and Control

Contact interactions are pervasive in key real-world robotic tasks like manipulation and walking. However, the non-smooth dynamics associated with impacts and friction remain challenging to model,…

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Ralph Hollis - Ballbots

Who would want to make a mobile robot that has only a single spherical wheel? Well, I did! My talk will trace the development of the first successful “ballbot,” beginning in 2004. Now,…

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Younan Xia - Biomimetic Scaffolds for Tissue Repair and Regeneration

We are seeking to augment rotator cuff repair and peripheral nerve regeneration by developing biomimetic scaffolds capable of recapitulating the compositional, structural, mechanical, and cellular…

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Yue Chen - Soft Robot Enabled Harvesting

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 9:45 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Yue Chen; Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering

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Sam Coogan - Safe Autonomy from Run-Time Assurance

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 1:45 p.m. on August 24, 2022. Sam Coogan; Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Seth Hutchinson - Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 9:30 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Seth Hutchinson; Professor and KUKA Chair for Robotics

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Zsolt Kira - Lifelong Robot Learning in an Open World

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Zsolt Kira; Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing

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Yufeng (Kevin) Chen - Insect Scale Multifunctional Micro-Aerial-Robots Powered by Soft Artificial Muscles

Recent advances in microrobotics have demonstrated remarkable locomotive capabilities such as hovering flights, impulsive jumps, and fast running in insect-scale robots. However, most microrobots…

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Spyros Pavlidis - Next-Generation Vertical GaN Power Devices Using Selective-Area Doping Techniques

In recent years, there has been a surge of research and commercial interest in gallium nitride (GaN)-based devices for power conversion applications. This is largely motivated by the wide bandgap of…

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Kok-Meng Lee - Physics-based Machine Perception for Robotics and Intelligent Machines

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 10:30 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Kok-Meng Lee; Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering

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Fan Zhang - Robot-assisted Online Monitoring & Maintenance for Nuclear Power Plants

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Fan Zhang; Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering

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